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Ways to Transfer iTunes Music to A New Computer

-- Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Transferring iTunes music to new computer has always been a hot topic. As most of us have pretty large iTunes libraries such as over 1,000 albums, multiple podcasts, audiobook and more, it seems complicated to transfer iTunes library’s contents to new computer. Luckily, there are a number of programs that you can use to do this. Now let me guide you how to use them to transfer your iTunes music.

Part 1: Transfer iTunes Music to New Computer with TunesGo

TunesGo is a great media management tool for iPhone 7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6s Plus/6/5s, iPad Pro/Air 2/mini 4, iPod as well as Android users. It allows you to transfer iTunes music, playlists, movies, podcasts, TV shows, iTunes U, etc. without limitation. You can copy your iTunes library to any computer so that you won’t lose your iTunes data when switching a new computer.

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Step 1 Download, Install and Launch the Program
Launch TunesGo on computer after the installation. Then connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod or other external device to computer. Once connected, you can click on under "Home" section from the upper panel. Then you will get an interface as below.

Transfer iTunes Music to New Computer with TunesGo

Step 2 Copy Music from iTunes to iPhone/iPad/iPod
Now go to "Transfer iTunes Media to Device" on the interface. Then you will see all the songs that stored in the iTunes library.

Transfer iTunes Music to New Computer

Select the songs you would like o transfer and then click on "Transfer" button to export them to your device.

Transfer iTunes Music to Device

Step 3 Transfer iTunes Music to New Computer

Please have this software previously installed on your new computer. Now launch the program and connect the device to it with a USB cable. You will get the main interface as below once the software has detected your device. Now you can select "Music" option on the upper pane.Then please choose music you want to export, and then click "Export > Export to PC".

Transfer iTunes Music to New Computer

Part 2: Copy Music from iTunes to New Computer via iPhone Transfer

iPhone Transfer is another professional program that enables you to transfer iTunes music to computer or iOS devices safely and quickly. You are able to transfer either the whole package of your music files or only the selected items. And it won’t damage the quality of the music files during the whole syncing process.

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Step 1 Copy iTunes Music to iPhone/iPad/iPod
Before transferring the iTunes library, please sync the music files from iTunes with your iPhone/iPod/iPad.

Step 2 Run iPhone Transfer on Computer
After you’ve downloaded and installed the program, run it on new computer. Then connect your device to PC with the USB cable. When your device is detected by the program, you will see the main interface as below.

Run Phone Transfer on Computer

Step 3 Transfer iTunes Music to New Computer
Go to Media > Music on the left sidebar. And you will see all songs are displayed on the main window. If you would like to transfer all of them, then click on the little box next to "Type" to select all items. After that, go to "Export to" > "Export to PC" to copy them to the new computer.

Transfer iTunes Music to New Computer

Note: If you would like to transfer some items only, and then click on the items you like to transfer one by one. After that, go to "Export to"> "Export to PC" to save them on computer.

That’s it, you can easily transfer iTunes library to new computer even though you are not an iTunes genius, Apple expert or computer geek. Besides transferring iTunes music to computer, you can also use iPhone Transfer and TunesGo to do more, such as transferring music from iPhone to iTunes or syncing music from computer to iPhone, etc.

Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.